Vivian Ruth Pata of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Belmont Manor after struggling with alzhiemers for six years.
She was born March 16, 1934 in Martins Ferry, Ohio a daughter of the late Walter and Lena Wilson Leach.
She was a homemaker, a dedicated wife and mother. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Leach.
She is survived by her husband, Philip G. Pata, four children, Philip G. (Lisa) Pata, Ronald D. (Kurt Appel) Pata, Mariann (Dwayne Wilson) Pata and Julann (Sam) Sacco and her sister-in-law, Loretta Closser. Also her grandchildren, Zac (Alyssa) Pata, Kaz Pata, Luca Bressler, Ariana Sacco, Theia Bressler and Gia Sacco, her great granddaughter, Sophia Pata and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, Ohio on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville, Ohio at 10 am with Fr. Ed Maxfield, as Celebrant. Entombment in the Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Vigil services will be held on Friday at 4 pm in the funeral home.